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Episode #1728: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss what's making her happy at the moment and Leak-o-rama! Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggests Trump "weighed in on" son's response to Russia meeting, 10-year-old offers to mow the White House lawn for free, Sessions plans to crackdown on leaks also leaked to press, oh God Tiffany Trump recorded a song, the weirdest parts of Trump's Wall Street Journal interview: Trump lying that the head of the Boy Scouts called him to say he gave "the greatest speech ever," he thinks people should just abandon their homes to move to find work, instructing WSJ's Baker not to publish part of the interview unless he turns out to be right, and calling Kushner a "good boy." Trump asked Mexico to stop publicly refusing to pay for his stupid wall, Trump refers to farmers (?) as "local milk people," Stephen Miller has a very weird idea of what the Statue of Liberty stands for, Trump admin only wants English-speaking people who can contribute to the work force to be allowed into the country, ICE deports two brothers following notification that one of them had gotten into college, Trump calls the White House "a real dump," acting DEA Chief rebuts Trump's remarks on police use of force, Kushner on Middle East peace: "What do we offer that's unique? I don't know" and on potential Russia ties: "We couldn't even collude with our local offices," the story behind Kushner's curious acceptance into Harvard, Trump nominee Sam Clovis blasted progressives as "race traitors" in old blog posts, DOJ to take on Affirmative Action in college admissions, and Roger Stone says "the administration is like the French Revolution...you never know who will be beheaded next"

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Episode #1727: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss the fantasy of Andrew Cuomo being stranded on a desert island. Also, Trump linked to Fox News' bogus Seth Rich story, Trump says human trafficking is "worse now than it ever was," ICE agents told Mexican teen to drink liquid meth that killed him, Kirsten Gillibrand now says she won't support Israel boycott bill "in its current form," judge finds Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of contempt, Russia seizes two U.S. properties and orders embassy to cut staff, Janet Mock and trans women aren't a prop, ploy, or sexual predators, Trump's travel ban is keeping refugee orphans from their adoptive families, and Trump officials can't stop falling for pranks from Rick Perry discussing pig shit to a prankster fooling a number of White House officials into thinking he's Jared Kushner

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

 
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Episode #1726: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Twin Peaks, Dunkirk, and Neko Atsume House. Also, Anthony Scaramucci is out as Communications Director, Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer, Democratic campaign chief vows there will be no litmus test on abortion, federal judge blocks Arkansas from enforcing extreme abortion laws while Missouri votes to burden women with more unnecessary abortion restrictions, critiquing Kamala Harris' policies is not divisive (and let's not obsess over horserace coverage), and ICE is using prostitution diversion courts to stalk immigrants

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1725: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about how to get involved in activism. Also, Trump tells police "don't be too nice" and advocates roughing up suspects, stupid NYT op-ed written by white Senator declares "adolescents" AKA wealthy white teens should get summer jobs, Pickle is real :(, couple jumps to their deaths because they "can't afford health care," Trump calls undocumented immigrants "animals" who "slice" and "dice" beautiful teen girls, and why it's so important to believe women

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1724: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss Baby Driver and Atomic Blonde (no spoilers). Also, Obamacare repeal flames out in the Senate but Republicans are considering a new repeal effort, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins both withstood abuse from colleagues, but let's remember the true heroes are the protesters and activists—especially ADAPT, Anthony Scaramucci says "I'm not Steve Bannon, I'm not trying to suck my own cock," which is a weird thing for a guy who is executive producing an HBO movie about Joe Paterno—and then dropping Paterno references into his TV interviews—to say. Scaramucci says leakers would have been hanged 150 years ago and his 9-months pregnant wife divorces him, Reince Priebus out as Chief of Staff, and his replacement John Kelly is a Trump sycophant and hardline conservative on immigration

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1723: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss being a bartender at Stonewall, Real Housewives sightings, and how to be a good straight ally in LGBT spaces. Also, police allegedly force reporters to delete photos and video after protesters disrupt Senate healthcare vote, McCain does indeed receive a standing ovation (and a hug from Bernie Sanders) before voting to take another step towards repeal, GOP "moderates" keep saying no to repeal and then voting yes, Trump is reportedly seeking revenge on Alaska over health care vote, Republican Congressman defends Trump's attack on Sen. Lisa Murkowski: "Snatch a knot in their ass," Trump announces ban on transgender troops in tweets taking the Pentagon completely by surprise (and a Trump official suggests this was a political calculation), snap decision to band transgender troops could be linked to funding for his wall, what it feels like being a trans person serving in the armed forces, the military spends five times as much on Viagra as it would on transgender troops' medical care, Justice Department argues landmark civil rights law doesn't protect gay people, Anthony Scaramucci quotes Joe Paterno during CNN leaks rant and suggests Reince Priebus is leaking to the press, Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads letter from "9-year-old boy" named Pickle, Jeff Sessions has officially declared war on Sanctuary Cities as Trump declares war on him (and the pro-Trump media criticizes him for it), and Trump ponders Rudy Giuliani for Attorney General

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1722: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Spiderman Homecoming and Dunkirk. Also, Ivanka Trump received at least $12.6 million from her various business ventures since 2016, GOP leaders talking points lie about Obamacare and their repeal efforts (update: Obamacare repeal moves ahead with key Senate vote. Thanks, McCain!), House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows says the CBO should downsize and aggregate think tank data, Rep. Blake Farenthold blames female senators for unpopular repeal bill, NRA TV host warns "white families" will be "tortured and killed" if Black Lives Matter succeeds, Alex Jones and other conservatives call for civil war against liberals, Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk, nine suspected migrants dead after overheated trailer found in Texas Walmart parking lot, veteran ICE agent speaks out against Trump administration, and St. Louis is installing air conditioning in a sweltering jail following protests

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1721: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss the Senate healthcare vote and being blocked by Donald Trump on Twitter. Also, Trump rants on Twitter that "all agree" he has complete power to pardon and ramps up attacks on Jeff Sessions, new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is BFFs with Breitbart and moves toward possible staff purge at White House, Senate issues subpoena to Paul Manafort for testimony on Russia, Trump receives backlash over boy scout jamboree speech, Republicans vote on "skinny bill" to repeal Obamacare that would mean 15 million people lose their insurance, and Kushner declares that he "did not collude"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1720: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss advancements in vegan food and parents who teach their kids that it's okay to not consent to being hugged. Also, Senate referee rejects key pieces of repeal bill and deals another major blow to GOP, Trump administration used Obamacare money to run PR effort against it, CBO says Obamacare repeal is even worse than they previously thought, Steve Bannon is keeping a low profile in a bid to save his job and how Bannon learned to harness a troll army from World of Warcraft, Paul Manafort was in debt to Pro-Russia interests, Japan's first lady Akie Abe mysteriously couldn't speak English when she met Trump at G-20, Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand co-sponsor Senate bill that would make boycotting Israel a felony, and the backlash to HBO's Confederate

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1719: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss dog-sitting, board games, and the Ark Encounter theme park. Also, Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer and Allison discusses the drug of nostalgia, Trump asks about pardons as his lawyers look at ways to derail the Mueller probe, Mueller expands probe to Trump business transactions, Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, Moscow lawyer who met Don Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client, Jared Kushner discloses dozens more assets in revised financial filing, Sean Spicer is out as White House press secretary, and all the wild claims Trump made in his bizarre New York Times interview including that weird bit about Napoleon and Hitler

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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